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Drumplings - Melbourne Dumplings - mypoppet.com.au

Drumplings – A most unusual Dumpling Experience!

We’re huge fans of dumplings here at My Poppet. In fact, the kiddo is crazy for them! Luckily for us, there’s a multitude of fantastic dumpling joints in Melbourne that can satisfy our cravings when we get a hankering, but none quite like Drumplings. Drumplings is no ordinary dumpling shop, its offerings are slightly wacky, like if Willy Wonka got…

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Harry Potter Butterbeer Cupcake Recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Easy Butterbeer Cupcakes – A Harry Potter Inspired Recipe

No Harry Potter party is complete without one of the wizarding world’s favourite beverage treats, Butterbeer! It’s a sweet drink sold at taverns in the Harry Potter books, and is now available for us muggles to enjoy at the various Harry Potter theme parks around the world. I’ve actually tasted real Butterbeer when we visited The Magical Making of Harry…

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minestrone soup recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Beat the Winter Chill – Family Favourite Minestrone Soup

Brrr! It’s getting chilly down here in Melbourne, and I’m not sure about you, but I’m not a fan of the cold weather. But there are a few things I enjoy about Winter: being able to wear my Ugg boots all day, snuggling under blankets for a weekend movie marathon, and enjoying hearty winter comfort food. There is nothing better…

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Harry Potter Savoury Pumpkin Pastie Recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Savoury Pumpkin Pasties – A Harry Potter Inspired Recipe

Anything from the trolley dears? Pumpkin Pastie? Chocolate Frog? Cauldron Cakes?  – Trolley Witch, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. You can’t have a Harry Potter party without the favourite snack of the wizarding world – Pumpkin Pasties! Sold on the Hogwarts Express food trolley by the very sassy ‘trolley witch’ (you’ll know what I’m talking about if you’ve read…

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4 ingredient Treacle tart recipe - mypoppet.com.au

4 Ingredient Treacle Tart – A Harry Potter Inspired Recipe

I’d never heard of Treacle Tart before I encountered it in the Harry Potter books. Apparently it’s Harry’s favourite food and after tasting it for myself I can see why. You won’t need any magical powers to whip up this dessert, it’s surprisingly easy to make, even for a muggle like me. A moment later the desserts appeared. Blocks of…

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Jelly Bean Rainbow Bark Candy - mypoppet.com.au

Jelly Bean Rainbow Bark

Chocolate Bark a is fun and easy to make treat that is perfect as a party snack or wrapped up for gifts. You can use any combination of you favorite candy, nuts or dried fruit, but for a real rainbow effect, use jelly beans! Emma is having a Harry Potter Birthday party soon, and I’m tempted to make a Bertie…

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Autumn cocktail recipes and ideas - mypoppet.com.au

Celebrate the change of season with 3 Easy Autumn Cocktails

Autumn is a lovely time of year in Melbourne, some would say it’s the best time of year. Those hideous hot days have passed and the chill of winter is yet to arrive. As the light gets softer and the shadows longer, it’s the perfect opportunity to slow down and take some time to enjoy the simple pleasures – good…

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How to make simple syrup - sugar syrup recipe - mypoppet.com.au

How to make Simple Syrup for Cocktails and more

Have you ever come a cross a recipe or cocktail that calls for the ingredient Simple Syrup and wondered “what the hell is that?” Well I’m here to tell you all about this magic ingredient that is so versatile you’ll want to use it all the time. What is Simple Syrup? Simple syrup is essentially a sugar solution – just…

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